By Mimi Rothschild
Virtual schools, cyber school, online academies. These terms seemed foreign to most Americans ten years ago, but with advancements in technology and the deterioration of the public school system, virtual schools are growing in popularity. The Tucson Citizen documents the growth of virtual schools in Arizona.
Below is what some Arizona students are saying about their virtual school experience:
“I won’t have the distractions of other people in class who don’t want to do their work and who are trying to get me to join them,” said William Huston
“The flexible schedule is great and a lot less stressful,” said Rebekah Devine.
“I’d like to finish high school in three years, so the virtual classes are great. This summer I was able to do what I wanted during the day and do my classes at night,” said Diana Garcia.
Home school combined with Christian online academies is an outstanding way to educate children. Home schooling with online academies has proven to be extremely successful. While virtual schools eliminate the dangers of public schools it does not eliminate students learning about evolution and other fallacies. Instead, Christian home schooling online academies teach home schoolers the truth of the Gospel and allow parents to instill Godly values into their children.
To read Mary Bustamante’s article click here.